The Retention Center Lesson Focus

The Retention Center helps instructors monitor student progress and provides information for encouragement and intervention.

After completing this lesson, the instructor will be able to:

  1. Create and customize Retention Center rules.
  2. Explain the different alert status results.
  3. Monitor a student.
  4. Send emails from within the Retention Center.
  5. Add, edit, and delete notes for individual students.

The Retention Center Resources

Review the following TCSG and Blackboard resources. NOTE: All links open in a new window.

TCSG Resources

Blackboard Resources

Disclaimer: All TCSG colleges currently use Blackboard's Original Course View. Some of the features and tools of Blackboard that are discussed in the Blackboard resources may not be available at your college. Check with your POC (Distance Ed Contact) for questions about tool availability.

The Retention Center Video

This video provides an overview of the Retention Center in Blackboard Learn.

NOTE: To view the video in full screen, select the Play button. At the bottom of the window, select the YouTube link. The video will open in YouTube in a new tab. Select the full screen button in the bottom-right corner of the video.